Enterprise, ALDothan Eagle

Local beekeeper talks importance of bees

A queen bee lays between 1,500-2,000 eggs every day in her hive. Bees have five eyes, three of which help them orient to the sun, and a beehive can hold as many as 60,000 bees. In recent years, society has been warned about how crucial bees are to our survival...
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Elba, ALelba-clipper.com

Notice of Completion from Catrett Construction Inc

Notice is hereby given that Catrett Construction, Inc., 807 E. Park Avenue, P O Box 125, Opp, AL 36467 has completed all work on the RECREATIONAL BUILDING DEMOLITION AND COLUMN REPAIR in Elba, Alabama. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify the above named contractor and the City Clerk of the City of Elba.
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Troy Daily

Survey pinpoints Troy's cheapest diesel

(TROY, AL) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.23 in the greater Troy area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Troy area on Tuesday, found that Liberty at 12167 Us-231had the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.99 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Circle K at 101 Us-231 N, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.22.
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Enterprise, ALDothan Eagle

Robert Mitchell earns accreditation as NAFI Master Flight Instructor

The National Association of Flight Instructors is proud to announce that NAFI member Robert Mitchell, a resident of Enterprise, has earned accreditation as a NAFI Master Flight Instructor. A Master CFI is an accreditation earned by less than 1,000 people since its inception. Mitchell has dedicated most of his adult...
Troy Messenger

Down on the honey bee farm

Many refer to Mike and Ann Bagley as beekeepers. And they are. However, “honey farmers” better describes the couple that lives and raises honey bees on a stretch of picturesque farmland in rural Pike County. Just how long they have been honey farmers, the Bagley’s aren’t quite sure. Around 2005,...
Enterprise, ALwtvy.com

Famers market vouchers for seniors still unclaimed

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) -- It is peak season for produce in farmers markets. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program has between five to 6,000 unclaimed vouchers for eligible senior citizens to use. To receive vouchers, you must be 60 or older and meet income requirements. The application process opened in...
Enterprise, ALwtvy.com

State, local leaders react to gas shortage concerns

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - State and local leaders are reacting to concerns there may be a gas shortage. Gas stations started running out of fuel on Monday night and the problem continued into Tuesday. Governor Ivey issued the following statement through Press Secretary Gina Maiola a short time ago. It...
Enterprise, ALwtvy.com

Enterprise mayor asks for calm in wake of gas supply problem

Enterprise, Ala. - Mayor William E. Cooper called on Enterprise motorists not to overreact to the temporary shutdown of a gasoline pipeline that supplies Alabama. He asked people not to “panic buy” gasoline in the wake of a cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline that caused a shutdown of all the company’s pipeline operations from New York south to Texas.
Abbeville, ALelba-clipper.com

Notice of Completion - R&B Contracting Co., Inc.

R & B Contracting Co., Inc. hereby gives notice of completion of a contract with Coffee Co. Water Authority for construction of Water Main Extension to Ben E. Keith Foods. This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning 05-13-21 and 6-03-21. All claims in connection with this project should be filed during this period with the Engineer, DHA Engineering, LLC, 406 Dothan Road, Abbeville, Alabama 36310.
Enterprise, ALWSFA

Leaders urge people not to ‘panic buy’ gasoline

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WSFA) - News of a major pipeline being temporarily shutdown after a cyber attack has sent some people into a panic, buying up large amounts of gasoline out of fear. That’s unnecessary, according to some city leaders and is reminiscent to shortages on items like toilet paper, bought...
Enterprise, ALsoutheastsun.com

Mayor asks for calm, patience in wake of gas pipeline shutdown

Mayor William E. Cooper called on Enterprise motorists not to overreact to the temporary shutdown of a gasoline pipeline that supplies Alabama. He asked people not to “panic buy” gasoline in the wake of a cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline that caused a shutdown of all the company’s pipeline operations from New York south to Texas.
Ozark, ALwtvy.com

High demand for truck drivers

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) -- Numerous reports indicate that a trucker shortage could result in an increase in gas, lumber and other goods prices. The demand for truck drivers is at an all-time high. According to a study done by the American Trucker Association, 1.1 million new drivers will have to be hired over the next 10 years to meet the demand.
Barbour County, ALunionspringsherald.com

Vegetable project in Bullock and Barbour County

Recently Bullock and Barbour County held a vegetable production program. This was a joint program between Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension program and Auburn University Cooperative Extension System. The program covered insects and diseases, garden location, resistance varieties, irrigation, fungicides, insecticides, etc. Fifteen attended personally and sixteen virtually with a total...
Houston County, ALDothan Eagle

Houston, Pike counties take top honors for farm-city programs

Houston and Pike counties are tops in the state when it comes to Alabama Farm-City programs, and each group’s members were recognized at the organization’s awards program in Birmingham April 8. Houston County won in Division 1, which includes more than 35,600 people. Pike County took top honors in Division...
Pike County, ALTroy Messenger

Cattlemen priming for Saturday auction

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. The Pike County Cattlemen’s Equipment Auction at Cattleman Park on Saturday will have both depending on the eyes of the beholders. The gates will open at 8 a.m. Saturday and the live auction will go non-stop until all items are sold. On Tuesday,...
Pike County, ALTroy Messenger

11-year-old lays claim to top title at 2021 Jr. Beef Expo

Pike County youth Greer Jones exhibited the overall Grand Champion Market Animal at the 2021 Jr. Beef Expo (JB) at Teague Arena in Montgomery March 18 through 20. Jones, an eighth-grader at Ariton Elementary School, has been showing cattle since he was 7-years old. “I have learned so much about...
Pike County, ALTroy Messenger

Ruminant show winners announced

The results of the 79th Annual Pike County Steer and Heifer Show and the Fifth Annual Goat Show indicate that the future of the Pike County cattle industry is in good hands. Heath Wesley, Pike County Cattlemen board member, said the shows featured 15 kids with cattle and 20 showing goats.
Goshen, ALTroy Messenger

Ag Academy plant sales swift

The Pike Agriscience Academy Annual Plant Sale in Goshen opened with a flurry on Monday morning. Sales were as brisk as the March wind. Dr. Jamie Rich, Pike Agriscience Academy program facilitator, said the quick start to the sale might mean an early close. “The community has come out and...
Goshen, ALTroy Messenger

Ag plant sale Monday

The Pike Agriscience Academy on the Goshen High School campus will host its annual plant sale Monday, March 29 through April 1 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Masks are required along with social distancing and other mandates of the Center for Disease Control, said Jamie Rich, Pike Agriscience Academy program facilitator. The plant sale will take place outside the greenhouses.